Program Information
April 2016


Air Dates: 7 | 14 | 21 | 28 |
Monthly Program Listing

Episode 2441
Airs on 4/7/16

Have you noticed the beautiful ornamental cherry trees planted in public spaces throughout Nashville?  The city boasts 800 trees to date, and still planting! This accomplishment is a collaboration of the Consulate General of Japan at Nashville, the Mayor’s Office, Nashville Metro Gov’t, and Japan-America Society of TN. Sheri Gramer shows how her bed of Echinacea keep proliferating.  Phillipe Chadwick explains that the ‘when’ to prune is as important at the ‘how’. Tammy Algood does herb butter with a delicious twist. and on facebook. The festival occurs on the 2nd Saturday of April on the Public Square in Nashville, TN
Japan-America Society of TN at
Prunus  yedoensis ‘Akebono’ and Prunus x yedoensis were featured.



Episode 2442
Airs on 4/14/16

Troy Marden enjoys the innovative design ideas found in the grand exhibit gardens at the Nashville Lawn and Garden show. Then, we’ll learn about a fungal disease now evident in Tennessee that threatens boxwoods, from those still in nursery pots to well-established plantings. Julie Berbiglia visits Nashville Hydroponics where the growing never ends. Annette Shrader decides to unify her mismatched garden containers by giving them the same stain treatment. 
Featured gardens were by Todd Breyer, Landscape Architect and Designer
Paula Peace of Peacescapes
Nature’s Best Nursery, 7362 Nolensville Rd, Nolensville, TN 37135 615.776.5372 Plants featured in this garden were Loropetalum chinense (Chinese fringe flower), Wisteria sinensis ‘Cooke’s Purple’, Acer palmatum ‘Katsura’, Justicia brandegeana (shrimp plant). Also mentioned using an antique geranium ‘Pink Cactus’. and on facebook @nashville hydroponics



Episode 2443
Airs on 4/21/16

Matt Kerske tours Holtkamp Greenhouses, the world’s pre-eminent grower of African violets. Tammy Algood heads to Morning Glory Orchards to learn the A-B-Cs to a successful peach harvest. Troy Marden tours the gardens, and strolls the unusual lawn of a native plant enthusiast.

Morning Glory Orchard, 7690 Nolensville Rd, Nolensville, TN 37135 and on facebook.  615.395.4088



Episode 2413
Airs on 4/28/16

Join us as we tour the organic fields of Green Door Gourmet where we find the typical Tennessee crops, and some unusual ones too. Phillipe Chadwick gleans some helpful growing tips too. Julie Berbiglia heads to the agriculture research farm of Tennessee State University to check in on the sweet potato trials.  Annette Shrader has a check list of maintenance tasks in the perennial garden after the summer growing season.

Phillipe’s segment was taped at Green Door Gourmet
7011 River Road Pike, Nashville, TN 37209